Mayor Brenda Junaid of Tabuan-Lasa, Basilan has expressed her gratitude to Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan Jr., commander of Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), for gracing the “Festival of Love and Peace” held in her town.
Quoting Junaid, Westmincom said that it was the first time that a helicopter landed in the island municipality.
“It is an honor to be visited by somebody like Lt. Gen. Vinluan,” she said.
The Festival of Love and Peace was spearheaded by the Save the Children of War (Mindanao) Association, Inc. in coordination with the local government of Tabuan-Lasa and the 4th Special Forces Battalion.
A total of 1,000 pre-assessed children of war from the different barangays of Tabuan-Lasa participated in the activity.